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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
into the nra membership retention themes which are basically fear and paranoia. >> stephanie: right. >> the notion that -- the only reason that any of the things that we mentioned are scary is if you are convinced that the government is going to come get you. >> stephanie: exactly. >> but otherwise what do we expect? >> stephanie: right. and by the way another fyi, george w. bush also called for an assault weapon's ban. >> in the first four years of his administration president obama did more to expand handgun ownership. these are normal rational things and you have nothing to fear. >> yes, but he's black. >> stephanie: all right. ollie north on nra news radio. >> it is now going to be done by executive action. >> shocking! >> that's contrary to my understanding of what the constitution is all about. and i think it's contrary and foreign to most of us. when he raise that right hand and take that oath we don't pledge to a political party, to an individual, unlike many other countries around the world. what we have done is we have now decided that one man can decide w
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
association which has some gun control advocates wondering why since the nra has made it clear it has no interest in supporting legislation or executive action that might help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. "the washington post" would argue that the administration needs the nra because of the power, at least the perceived power it still has over members of congress and ultimately it going to be a vote to turn a bill into law. this is a friends close enemies closer strategy. >>> while the white house and congress work to craft some sort of legislation on a national level, new york governor andrew cuomo wants his state to be the first to enact new gun laws in the wake of the shooting at newtown. today, he plans to propose a new restrictive assault weapons ban which would strengthen the state law already in place by covering more guns and magazines. new york one of seven states already has some sort of assault weapons ban in place. he's also looking at proposing expanding the use of mental health records and background checks and requiring recertification. we're back wit
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Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
of the nra and i am in favor of universal background tracks. i have sold guns privately myself where i wished i could do a background check on the person because i want to be 100% safe. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: but i just wanted to let you guys know that most -- as in like 99% of the people who sell guns and gun shows are firearms dealers, so they have to run a background check anyway. and any website that you buy a firearm from or -- whether it's a dealer website or like an auction website, where i can go and list a firearm for sale. when that firearm gets shipped out, it has to get shipped to a licensed gun dealer -- >> stephanie: hang on. after the break right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ (vo) as marijuana gains social and legal acceptance, a new pioneer is emerging from the backwoods. >> i'm basically like a farmer. instead of corn, you've got dope. (vo) but what is legal and what is criminal? >> this is, no matter what you do, a violation of federal law. (vo) follow real farmers staking their claim on a new frontier. >> lots of terrible things happ
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
for the president and taxes. after releasing a ridiculous ad going after the president's children, the nra is attacking again, this time via a fund-raising email, claiming the president is raising $20 million to jam his anti-gun agenda through congress and accuses the administration of trying to quote reduce your freedom to ashes. i warns of mandatory gun confiscation, and a forced buyback program. it sounds a lot like death panels, and the president is not acting alone. president obama is working alongside his rich gun hating friends in hollywood, and michael bloomberg. they fail to mention he is also the mayor of new york city. we're back after the break. arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. but it's also about telling them, you're put on this planet for something more. i want this show to have an impact beyond just informing. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a human being, that's really important. this is not just a spectator sport. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: la
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Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
the new nra free download app for your iphone. it's a shooter where the targets are coffin shaped. >> they just released it. >> caller: yes. >> stephanie: wait a minute, i am confused you are shooting at coffins? >> caller: yes, the targets are coffin shaped. >> and you get to choose various assault rifles. >> stephanie: oh, okay. >> caller: yes and what i find most disturbing about that is not that the nra is full of gun-nut crazies, i mean we know that's their leadership and it's not that they have target practice, because we expect that. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: what disturbs me the most about it is that they now have somebody on their team that is tech savvy enough to create this thing. >> stephanie: yeah, isn't that great? >> and wayne lapierre is still blaming all of the gun violence on video games, and now they have created one. >> stephanie: yeah. we'll talk about him and the sandy hook families if you watched any of that yesterday. all right. fifty-eight minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." [♪ theme music ♪] >>
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
the nra's new ad. how the president has fancy protection for his children. >> i swear you're sitting on my shoulder as i write my script. >> steph, you stepped on her newscast! [ wah wah ] >> stephanie: i'll be over here just being a dude. here's jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. that's right. the president is going to announce his new gun control proposals today just before noon eastern time. he will be joined by vice president biden who headed up the task force that gathered the information that eventually led to the president's new plan. they will be joined at the white house event by children who wrote letters to the president after the shooting at newtown expressing their concern and their call for school safety. their parents will be there as well. there is a new ad out from the national rifle association not only are they not backing any new gun control laws, now they're actively attacking the president. the gist of their ad is that if the president's children have secret service protection, shouldn't all of our kids have armed guards in schools. someone should remind the
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Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
it still works, and the notion that it just doesn't work -- this is one of the nra talking points. it's just fact rally false, and -- and again obviously, durbin's point that it's a deterrence to people to guy guns is also the obvious counter to that claim. but i come from a more rural part of connecticut, and obviously there are a lot of gun owners out here. background checks is just not a controversial item. >> stephanie: right, 92% of americans are for background checks, right? >> absolutely. and i have been meeting with police chiefs in my district lately, and they do the psi it will permit applications. and they have signing permits for people that they have no confidence that they really know their true nature. and that's the one item you hear over and over again. it extents not just to gun purchases but to gun permits, to have a stronger database of background checks. by the way it also fits totally within scalia's decision on the second amendment, so the notion that there is a second amendment problem, just read scalia's majority opinion. he explicitly stat
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Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
the full senate. congresswoman gabby giffords and her husband mark kelly are set to testify as is nra executive wayne lapierrre. he has prepared remarks were released yesterday. his group will continue to oppose any and all new gun laws and that would include an assault weapons ban and any requirement for a universal background check. congressman paul ryan also against an assault weapons ban and any restriction on high-capacity magazines. seems to be breaking with the nra on one point. in an interview with the "milwaukee journal sentinel," congressman ryan called the gun show loophole an obvious problem. the nra has denied it exists. ryan has indicated he is willing to bend on closing the loophole. we're back with more show after the break. stay with us. right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is say
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Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
to stop comparing the nra to hitler. we have seen that many times in right-wing world obama, hitler and they are unhappy with the frequent comparison to hitler. numerous gun control has been linked to nazi tactics. including a few fox employees. and one picture of hitler along with pro gun images. wow, i thought i was the only one that noticed that. it has gotten very, very hitlery. >> it has. and the jews would like you to tone it down. >> stephanie: right. do we need more of these headlines -- [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: for the sixth time in nine weeks, man shot at gun show. >> yep. >> stephanie: last saturday was gun appreciation day. in an attempt to highlight their opposition to gun safety laws five people were shot at three different gun shows on gun appreciation day. >> it's also amputation appreciation day as it happens. >> stephanie: an iowa gun dealer closed out the week by becoming the sixth person shot at a gun show. [ applause ] >> stephanie: he thought the pistol was unloaded but the gun was not unloaded and discharged through
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Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut last month the nra said to place a good guy with a gun -- >> some of those at fort ord. >> stephanie: right. also columbine. she says i recently visited some latin-american countries that mesh with the nra's vision where guards with guns grace every lobby, storefront, atm and restaurant and gas station. has not made the countries saner or better. guatemala, honduras, venezuela have some of the highest homicide rates in the world. >> what a coincidence. >> stephanie: oh no. you mean wayne lapierrre could be wrong about something? a society that is relying on guys with guns to stop violence is a sign of a society where institutions have broken down said an expert, it is shocking to hear anyone in the united states considering a solution mald make it seem more like colombia. somalia. perfect. as guns proliferate legally and illegally, people seem more terrorized in guatemala. riding a public bus is a risky business. more than 500 bus drivers have been killed in robberies since 2007 which tracks organized crime in the americas to c
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
the nra's advice that every school needs a guy with a gun, and is sending out volunteers. some of the volunteers have criminal pasts. >> great. >> stephanie: nicely done. nicely done. [ applause ] >> hey, kids ever seen a grown man naked? want to tell stories about gladiators. >> stephanie: oh, boy. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: and a republican in newtown to gabby giffords stay out of my town. >> great. >> who said that? >> stephanie: thanks for asking, jim, [ inaudible ] objected to a visit by abagreel giffords. she said stay out of my town. she continued that it was political, and all political types know it's courteous to let other politicals know they are in their district. the visit was announced in advance. second of all try to being human. >> whatever! >> stephanie: chuck hagel yesterday. >> i'm also grateful for an opportunity to help continue to strengthen our country and strengthen our country's alliances. as we help build a better world for all man kind. >> stephanie: mitch mcconnell talked about how spectacular he found chuck
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Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
president is inviting nra and gun groups to sit at the table, that makes sense, because this is not an assault on the second amendment, and i come from vermont where we have a tradition of very responsible use of firearms, and it's a family activity, where the parents teach their kids hunter's safety. so there is a lot of good things that i think all of us want to maintain, but the high-capacity clips, gun show loophole and assault weapons, that's common sense. >> stephanie: it's interesting you make a point in terms of gun laws in an area like where you come from, and also look at marriage equality. i'm looking at what new york politicians did -- and a lot of republicans. >> yeah. >> stephanie: and new york are used to gun regulations that have not impeded the problem there. >> that's true. that's a very good example. because new york has a lot of rural counties. >> stephanie: yes, i'm from up state new york. >> there you go, so you know. and the reasonable laws made sense, and obviously the situation in some of the urban areas in new york is a l
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Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
the nra's plan to arm schools. i think they should higher veterans. >> someone suggested the national guard -- >> stephanie: you know, i have to say. i do have a little bit of concern with the amount of posttraumatic stress syndrome that we have with the vets that have served. believe me, i understand, because i'm not a parent that you want to do immediately what is going to protect your kid. so i don't want to say that should be off the table but i don't want to introduce more guns and more people with mental problems. >> caller: between that and training teachers to use weapons. come on. the whole thing is asinining. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: i don't understand the philosophy behind it. but i think there's a lot of out of work military people that could use some jobs if they are really gung ho on this. >> stephanie: right. and they are always talking about cutting government spending. so it's like where are you going to get that money? >> caller: exactly. the nra seems to be able to garner a lot of funds -- >> stephanie: yeah, why don't they pay for the gu
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Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
: right. >> caller: not to downgrade the fiscal cliff but i want to talk about the nra. >> stephanie: go ahead. >> caller: i do not understand why the democrats aren't embracing the nra plan. unless i miss my guess the nra suggested we need to appropriate the funds to hire and train security agents. >> i don't know of any dems that are supporting that. >> stephanie: john what's your point? >> caller: i think -- because they asked us to appropriate the funds, obviously that means we have to raise taxes. we could hire -- oh, i don't know five million new jackbooted atf agents. each of them at schools churches malls. >> stephanie: you know, we were on obviously live. we took wayne lapierrre's press conference live. >> our last day. >> stephanie: that's the problem is you gotta look at all parts of it. that was just stunning in itself. he's just a crazy person. >> he is. >> stephanie: guns are absolutely no part of the problem at all. more guns is the only solution. >> he doubled down a couple of days
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
nothing for it. >> hal: along with the nra by the way. terrible. and who were you -- who -- you mentioned before when we were in the break earlier about someone saying that benghazi was the most -- the biggest tragedy -- >> rand paul saying that. >> hal: and we were make the point sort of during the same break that newtown actually more innocent americans died in that situation than the benghazi attack. >> yes. senator rand paul said to clinton he would have relieved her of her post had he been president. >> hal: wow. >> good thing he won't ever be president. >> worst tragedy since 9-11. >> quote from patrick leahy. for republicans who have led the administration without acknowledging own efforts to slash resources for security, it is pure distill -- undistilled hypocrisy. >> hal: which is actually what they're serving in boehner's suite. pure undistilled hypocrisy. it is from mcconnell's stash. it is like a mint julep of idiocy. >> for senator clinton -- to secretary of state clinton's credit, she's fired back at the panel saying that you know, what was behind the attack is irrelevant. w
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
of weapons. >> stephanie: oddly the nra not supportive. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: they called the effort disappointing. disappointing. they are disappointed. they are yeah. >> disappointed! >> stephanie: yeah, but not surprised. i'm sure that's what hurts her the most. >> i'm disappointed! >> stephanie: senator feinstein has been trying to ban guns for decades, it is disappointing that she is once again trying to curtail the constitution instead of prosecuting criminals or fixing our broken mental health system. the american people know gun bans do not work. >> the question is are you lying then or are you lying now? or are you not a chronic and habitual liar! >> stephanie: congress will reject senator feinstein's wrong-headed approach. a lot of people think that is true, but i hope not. >> no weapon is taken from anyone. the purpose is to dry up the supply of these weapons over time. >> stephanie: my formally republican sister wrote a great letter to her representative in virginia about this. because when you go through one at a time the presi
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
here. the nra has come out saying that we need to watch out for people who are mentally unstable, correct? >> stephanie: right. like wayne lapierrre. >> caller: right. exactly. so the nra has provided boilerplate language that is being forwarded as a bill by -- it has the support of our republican governor down here in florida. that would make it a criminal offense for a doctor to inquire if a patient owns guns. >> stephanie: right. >> wow. >> caller: who is it that determines whether someone is crazy? >> stephanie: exactly. >> caller: probably a doctor. >> stephanie: exactly. >> caller: probably a doctor. but he can't ask if they own guns? what! >> stephanie: read the piece we posted about two million people who are not in the database because the nra fights every single -- at every turn. you literally have to be a violent -- someone who committed violence with a gun and been confined to a mental institution to not get a gun. it's ridiculous. >> you know what the true test of being too crazy to own one of those weapons is? >> stephanie: that you want one. >> caller: that you wan
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